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At a ceremony attended by faculty, staff, students, and friends, Elizabeth Bennett, assistant professor of international affairs, was named 2018 Teacher of the Year, a distinction based solely on student nominations by Lewis & Clark’s Pamplin Society of Fellows.
Nina Oishi BA ’18 is this year’s recipient of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Senior Woman Recognition Award, given annually in honor of outstanding scholarship, character, personality, contributions to campus and community life, and potential for future achievement.
Megan Glavin BA ’19 and Sema Hasan BA ’18 were selected to present their original research at the 2018 Notre Dame Peace Conference, an event for students from around the world to share their work and discuss issues related to peace studies, social justice, and global activism.
Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium is the oldest student-run symposium in the country. This year’s event, which runs April 9 through 11, will explore current topics intersecting with sovereignty via debates among prominent scholars.
International affairs alumna Lyla Bashan has turned an expansive career in diplomacy into a handbook for those who want to change the world for the better. Now her lessons in foreign service from Tajikistan to Armenia are in the pocket of students everywhere with the release of her first book Global: An Extraordinary Guide for Ordinary Heroes.
Last spring, several Lewis & Clark students and young alumni claimed a bounty of national awards and honors in recognition of their academic excellence and commitment to global service.
In today’s highly competitive job market, employers value internships more than ever.
Cynthia Scharf B.A. ’84
Free and open to the public, the International Affairs Symposium is Lewis & Clark’s longest running and best known student-led academic conference. The 54th annual symposium runs through Wednesday, April 6.
The International Affairs department hosted a mock United Nations Security Council session with faculty and students. Each faculty represented a permanent member state and collaborated with students to determine and vote on a response to an international crisis.
American Philosophical Society Grant to support Human Trafficking Research Project
After an overseas study program in Rome last spring, Allie McRaith ’16 spent 10 weeks in Greece. But she didn’t spend her summer island hopping—she was working at the U.S. embassy in Athens.
Meet Megom Wangchuk ’16, an international affairs major and intern at the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs.
Meet Lindy Colvin ’15, an international affairs major and intern at HelpArgentina.
A conversation with Belgium Ambassador to the United States Dirk Wouters on “Brexit, the EU and the US: an example of de-globalization?” occurred on October 27th in Lewis & Clark College’s Smith Hall.
On Tuesday November 18th the International Affairs Department hosted a mock Security Council Session. Each faculty represented a member state and worked with students to determine and vote on a response to an international crisis.
“I spent quite a fair amount of time working in jobs that didn’t fit on any linear path to where I am today, and it’s hard in those circumstances not to get discouraged about your future prospects. But it’s important to remember that these hiccups have happened to everyone who’s ever gone on to do something interesting.”
Molly Gray graduated from Lewis & Clark in 2010 and now works at Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls where she helps promote self-esteem building through music creation and performance.
Get to know Dharma Khalsa ’12, a major in international affairs and recipient of a Fulbright award.
A Lewis & Clark senior and four alumni will spend the next year teaching overseas after receiving prestigious awards from the Fulbright Program.
Get to know Wade Higgins ’13, a major in international affairs.
Roméo Dallaire, a Canadian senator and retired lieutenant general, will be the speaker at the commencement ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences on May 18.
An alumna finds adventure and meaning abroad.
For the third consecutive year, Lewis & Clark ranks in the top 10 on the Peace Corps Top Colleges list [PDF]—the only school in Portland to receive this honor.
Matthew Rugamba ’13 weaves his heritage into a growing business.
In April, Lewis & Clark hosted its 50th International Affairs Symposium, titled Global Rifts: Dynamic Relationships Among States, Societies, and the World System.
Working at a camp for future rockers might sound like the basis for a movie, but it’s just another day in the life for two young alumnae.
Nine Lewis & Clark seniors will spend the next year teaching around the world after receiving prestigious awards from the Fulbright Program.
For the sixth year in a row, Lewis & Clark students have earned a competitive grant from philanthropist Kathryn W. Davis’ 100 Projects for Peace Initiative. Over the summer, students Hannah McCain ’12 and Nima Mohamed ’15 will promote youth engagement for Somali girls living in Portland, Maine.
Students talk about how Lewis & Clark fulfilled their passion for international experiences.